Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) Services and Supports
What is ABA?
ABA is an evidence-based method of teaching that can be used in a variety of settings with learners of various skill levels. The goal of ABA is to establish and enhance socially important behaviours; which includes social, communication, behavioural and emotional regulation and daily living skills.
There are two categories of ABA services and support – group and in-home. All programs are delivered in 10-week blocks.
- Focuses on functional play skills
- Follows JK/SK type of routines (snack time, craft time, circle time)
- Staff to child ratio is 1 to 2
- Located at an Ontario Early Years Centre in Burlington
- Focuses on specific introductory social skills (greetings, initiating, turn taking)
- Teaches independent acquisition of skills
- Uses video modeling, visual supports, homework and natural environment teaching strategies
- Staff to child ratio is 2 to 8
- Located at 69 Flatt Road in Burlington
- Focuses on fine tuning more complex social skills (entering a conversation, showing interest, emotional regulation within a group)
- Teaches independent acquisition of skills in a peer group environment
- Staff to child ratio is 2 to 10
- In-Home Supports
- Focuses on behaviours, communication and daily living skills
- ABA therapist works 1 to 1 in the family home with the child and their family
- Based on a parent coaching model
- Parents or caregivers are required to participate in the service and other family members are encourage to participate as well
- Located in Milton
Woodview provides ABA services in partnership with ErinoakKids Centre for Treatment and Development, the regional provider for Applied Behavioural Analysis Services and Supports for Halton.
How to Make a Referral
To make a referral please call Central Intake Hotline at 1-800-668-6432
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